After a savory Thanksgiving meal, there’s nothing like a sweet apple, blueberry or pumpkin pie to finish off the evening. But as we all know, baking a pie is no easy task! That’s why this Thanksgiving, you can leave baking to the experts and get your pie from a local bakery.
These Washington, D.C. bakeries know just what it takes to make the perfect Thanksgiving pie, and it’s a lot more than some flour and sugar. Call or email these bakeries to place your order, and no one has to be the wiser as to where you got your delicious pie from.
Catania Bakery, located at 1404 North Capitol St NW, Washington, D.C. which is only a seven minute walk from your RESA apartment ensuring you’ll be the first in line, is a little, old-fashioned bakery serving breads, biscotti, pie and other Italian pastries since 1932.
Catania Bakery, originally founded by the Caruso family of Nicolosi in the province of Catania, Sicily, began by selling bread door-to-door. They brought this old school tradition to the streets of Washington, D.C. and grew a successful, family-run bakery. Since then, Catania Bakery has expanded and supplies fresh bread to Washington, Maryland and Northern Virginia Italian restaurants, delis and groceries.
Bread Alley, located at 1250 5th St NE, Washington, D.C. which is a five minute drive from your RESA apartment, is a microshop showcasing the magical marriage of heirloom whole-wheat flour, a living levain starter, water and a selective list of exceptional ingredients.
What started as a passion project to make the perfect baguette in Le Diplomate’s kitchen evolved into an operation where six expert bakers begin their day at 3:30 a.m. and churn out hundreds of baguettes, pies, naturally-leavened boules, and a multitude of specialty breads including hamburger buns, buttery brioche, fruit and nut breads, and soft sandwich bread.
1404 North Capitol St NW, Washington, D.C. 20002
1250 5th St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002(202) 979-2253